Nichole Louise grew up in York, PA, a place made famous by the American Revolution, and in 2010 moved to another city integral to the Revolution: Philadelphia. She received her BA in Integrative Arts with a minor in History from Penn State University, and went on to obtain her MFA in Creative Writing from Rosemont College. She received Thesis with Distinction for her first novel, The Crash of Hard Water, which was based on her grandmother’s experiences working in US occupied Tokyo after WWII. Nichole has also published articles and short stories around the web, most notably in the Journal of the American Revolution. Her next novel, Light and Stone, follows the journey of a Quaker woman and an Oneida man through the American Revolution. Nichole is currently seeking representation.